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life in a small Town in Central Netherlands
Saturday, June 20, 2009
At the end of the 16th century a German banker mason (Gregorius Cool) settled in Gouda. He left the city magnificent works, like the city hall you have seen, but also this entry gate, which used to be the entrance to the leprosy house somewhere else in town.
The work displays the biblical story of the poor Lazarus and the rich man. The gate was torn down in 1939 and rebuild at this spot in 1964. I think it is magnificent!
City in the west of the Dutch province Utrecht, founded by the Romans in 40 AD as a castellum at the Northern Fronteer of the Roman Empire. Received city rights in 1372, forensic city for North and South Holland's bigger cities, 33.650 inhabitants.
Woerden Community contains the towns and villages: Harmelen, Kamerik and Zegveld.